Kathleen Doheny

About Kathleen Doheny

Kathleen Doheny is a Los Angeles journalist specializing in health, behavior and fitness topics. She writes for a variety of health websites and publications, including WebMD, EverydayHealth, HealthDay and Health.

Articles Written by Kathleen Doheny

Statins May Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy for People with Diabetes
01/18/2019 - Individuals with diabetes who were taking a statin for high blood cholesterol have the added benefit of reducing their risk of developing diabetic retinopathy, and may not need treatment if they do develop this eye disease.
Thyroid Storm: What to Know
Thyroid storm is a rare but severe form of untreated or under-managed hyperthyroidism that may arise when the thyroid gland releases thyroid hormones suddenly.
5 Ways to Tame Your Food Cravings to Avoid the Inevitable Weight Gain
01/07/2019 - Weight Gain for Some: Chalk it Up to Cravings that Can Be Tamed. Experts offer 5 tips to help you avoid future food binges.
Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?
01/04/2019 - Researchers identified certain behaviors that suggest better weight loss results, which may help inform people with obesity about how well they might do after bariatric surgery.
How to Achieve Healthy Aging While Reducing Your Risk of Diabetes
12/07/2018 - New strategies to help you be more successful at losing just enough weight to reverse diabetes, its complications, and preserving your memory.
With Thyroid Nodules, Bigger Doesn’t Always Mean Bad
11/27/2018 - The size of the thyroid nodule isn't enough to determine need for surgery, there must be signs of cancer from molecular tests or biopsy to warrant a thyroidectomy.
Do Weight Loss Pills, Powders, Products Really Work? Don't Bet on It
11/19/2018 - Weight loss products, powders, and highly advertised programs are more likely to land you in the ER than help you lose body weight and improve your health. Don't bother.
Acromegaly: Know the Symptoms, Advocate for Necessary Screening
11/01/2018 - Acromegaly, a rare overproduction of growth hormone, takes 14 years before most patients receive a diagnosis. They need better screening, and ongoing follow-up to manage common, coexisting conditions.
Reversing Diabetes with Weight Loss: Stronger Evidence, Bigger Payoff
08/14/2018 - New evidence supports the possibility of reversing type 2 diabetes by lowering fat build-up in the pancreas and liver; greatest chance of success when weight loss is achieved around the time of diagnosis. A physician-led liquid diet program proves highly effective to achieve T2D remission in many patients.

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